As the universal Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Annunciation on March 25, we are liturgically led to ponder the gift, beauty, and mission of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Her yes to God’s plan for the Incarnation was intimately personal to Mary and infinitely universal to the Church.
Author Archives: Susan Brinkmann
What is a Henna Tattoo?
We recently received an email from a reader who marveled at the beauty of Henna tattoos. She’s right! They’re magnificent works of art! What are they and what do they mean?
USCCB to Catholic Healthcare: No Gender Transition Procedures!
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine has issued a statement to Catholic health care institutions saying that gender transition treatments are not to be performed in Catholic facilities.
What if Artificial Intelligence Becomes Evil?
A recent interview with an exorcist who warned about an “AI demon” who has been appearing to users around the globe has raised serious questions about the use of these systems and whether or not they become infested with evil.
Resentment and Forgiveness When Dealing With Miscarriage and Infertility
is not unusual for a woman to experience a variety of negative emotions about her body when being unable to become pregnant or carry a baby to term. Her mind will be bombarded with thoughts and emotions trying to understand her current situation. However, two particular
feelings can lurk and can easily weigh her down and make her heart heavy.
What’s a Blue Domer?
We had a caller on a recent Wacky Wednesday show who knew someone claiming to be a “blue domer.” She didn’t know much about it, and neither did we, until we did a little digging. Here’s what we discovered.
Prayers Needed for Major Pro-Life Hearing Tomorrow
U.S. Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk for the Northern District of Texas, a Trump appointee, will hold a hearing on a case concerning FDA approval of chemical abortion drugs in this country that could result in forcing these dangerous drugs off the market.
The Perils of Lunar Living
Believe it or not, moon mapping, aka allowing our lives to be dictated by the phases of the moon, has become the latest and hottest New Age craze to grip the world’s seekers. What’s it all about and why do some say it made their life into a living hell?
Is There Such a Thing as a White Witch?
TG asks: “I have some questions about white witchcraft. What is it? How is it different from black witchcraft or other occult practices? What is the Catholic church’s teaching on this subject?”
What is Women’s Intuition?
RS writes: “I am reading self-help books about personal safety. The books stress the importance of intuition. Problem is, I had an intuition that the safety of my child was compromised but when I asked the (very young, not easy to converse with age) child they said nothing happened. But what about what my intuition said? I’m in such a worry. Is intuition real? Is it a God given thing? Since we are not perfect and don’t know everything, how can my intuition or gut tell me things? Where did the use of ‘mother’s intuition’ begin? Is intuition new age?”